1979 Kentucky Derby Spectacular Bid #844
This photograph shows Spectacular Bid, with Ron Franklin aboard, draws off to win the 1979 Kentucky Derby at historic Churchill Downs. The "Run For The Roses" is considered America's premier horse race, always drawing crowds in excess of 100,000. This horse race has earned the nickname of being the "Fastest Two Minutes In Sports". Gallery of Champions copyright watermark does not appear on the actual photos.